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The Law Is a White Dog: How Legal Rituals Make and Unmake Persons

Colin Dayan

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691070919
eISBN:
9781400838592
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691070919.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Abused dogs, prisoners tortured in Guantánamo and supermax facilities, or slaves killed by the state—all are deprived of personhood through legal acts. Such deprivations have recurred throughout ... More


Introduction

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter introduces the concept of banishment. It discusses the return of banishment through the stories of three individuals in Seattle, who supposedly violated the trespass law and drug traffic ... More


Banishment’s Reemergence

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter tries to explain why banishment reemerged as a leading social control strategy. It lists several developments that contributed to its rise, such as the increase in the homeless ... More


The Social Geographies of Banishment

Katherine Beckett and Steve Herbert

in Banished: The New Social Control In Urban America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195395174
eISBN:
9780199943319
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395174.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

This chapter examines the social geographies of banishment. It uses police records and other data sources in order to identify central patterns, such as the dominant use of banishment to control the ... More


Horizons of the Masque

Lauren Shohet

in Reading Masques: The English Masque and Public Culture in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199295890
eISBN:
9780191594311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199295890.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter shows that mid‐ and late‐ seventeenth‐century booksellers' catalogues designate public theatrical masques, Interregnum closet pieces, and Restoration operas as “masques.” Masques were ... More


A Sort of Banishment 1713–1714

FRANCES HARRIS

in A Passion for Government: The Life of Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202240
eISBN:
9780191675232
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202240.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Because the officials at port asserted that she travel only through the most primitive and smallest of packet boats, Sarah's transfer from Dover to Ostend was quick but uncomfortable. As she arrived, ... More


Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: Banishment in Law, Literature, and Cult

Jonathan Stockdale

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839833
eISBN:
9780824868659
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839833.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

For nearly 350 years during the Heian period in Japan (794-1185), execution was customarily abolished in favor of banishment. During the same period, exile emerged widely as a concern within ... More


Haciye Sabah’s Story: A Teacher on Trial

Leslie Peirce

in Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228900
eISBN:
9780520926974
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228900.003.0012
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes a court case in Aintab involving a teacher named Haciye Sabah. It explains that in July 1541, Sabah was sentenced by the judge to public humiliation and banishment from the ... More


Liberty of Movement within the Territory of a State: The Contribution of the Committee on Human Rights*

Rosalyn Higgins Dbe Qc

in Themes and Theories

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198262350
eISBN:
9780191682322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198262350.003.0034
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

The United Nations Committee on Human Rights exists under Article 28 of the UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. One of its functions is to study reports submitted by the states parties — in ... More


Reveal or conceal: public humiliation and banishment as punishments in early Islamic times

Everett K. Rowson

in Public Violence in Islamic Societies: Power, Discipline, and the Construction of the Public Sphere, 7th-19th Centuries CE

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637317
eISBN:
9780748653164
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637317.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter focuses on two forms of punishment during the early Umayyad period: public humiliation and banishment. These two forms of punishment are especially, although not exclusively, associated ... More


Bad Subjects

Will Hanley

in Identifying with Nationality: Europeans, Ottomans, and Egyptians in Alexandria

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780231177627
eISBN:
9780231542524
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231177627.003.0011
Subject:
History, Middle East History

“Bad subject” is a pooled, transnational category used to describe recidivists, forgers, vagrants, indigents, and mendicants. Authorities applied a common set of sanctions to bad subjects: ... More


End without End

Ning Wang

in Banished to the Great Northern Wilderness: Political Exile and Re-education in Mao's China

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713187
eISBN:
9781501714016
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713187.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter talks about the suspension of banishment to the Great Northern Wilderness and the post-banishment experiences of political exiles, showing that the mass deaths in the borderlands and ... More


Deportation

Ruma Chopra

in Almost Home: Maroons between Slavery and Freedom in Jamaica, Nova Scotia, and Sierra Leone

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780300220469
eISBN:
9780300235227
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300220469.003.0004
Subject:
History, African History

The Maroons had been promised that they would not be deported from Jamaica, but the colonial government betrayed them. The Jamaican colonial government, comprised of wealthy sugar planters, had hoped ... More


A Global History of Exile in Asia, c. 1700–1900

Clare Anderson

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter analyses banishment, exile and penal transportation within and between colonial South and Southeast Asia, and across the Indian Ocean, during the period c. 1790-1920. It examines the ... More


Out of Ceylon: The Exile of the Last King of Kandy

Robert Aldrich

in Exile in Colonial Asia: Kings, Convicts, Commemoration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853747
eISBN:
9780824868697
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853747.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

The deposition and banishment of indigenous rulers who resisted conquest (and sometimes the abolition of the dynasties that they represented) offered a frequently used strategy for the establishment ... More


Transitions

Laura Nenzi

in The Chaos and Cosmos of Kurosawa Tokiko: One Woman's Transit from Tokugawa to Meiji Japan

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839574
eISBN:
9780824869656
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839574.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This two-part chapter deals with transitions large and small, public and private. With her banishment in 1859 and the deaths of Tokugawa Nariaki and Ii Naosuke in 1860, Tokiko’s foray into engaged ... More


Cosmologies of Law: Exile in the Legal Imagination

Jonathan Stockdale

in Imagining Exile in Heian Japan: Banishment in Law, Literature, and Cult

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839833
eISBN:
9780824868659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839833.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explains the imagination of exile in the ritsuryo law codes of the early Japanese state in Nara Japan. The chapter continues by examining the customary abolition of execution, in favor ... More


Identity Crisis

Scott Richard Lyons

in X-Marks: Native Signatures of Assent

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816666768
eISBN:
9781452946856
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816666768.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines controversies surrounding Indian identity—including ethnic fraud, disenrollment, and banishment—and relates them to a larger identity crisis. It considers the most nagging and ... More


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